(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Mitch McConnell

Congress averts shutdown; fight continues over pandemic aid

Congress has passed a two-day stopgap spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown this weekend

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Continuing resolution just one of many pressing issues on Congress’ to-do list

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

With so much going on, Congress still has a lot to tackle

For how all the latest Congressional activity might sort out, Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Trump signs continuing resolution, averting government shutdown

The president has signed a temporary stopgap funding measure into law, which keeps agencies running through Dec. 11 and avoids a government shutdown.

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Mitch McConnell

Last day of FY 2020, Senate expected to send through CR to the President

In today’s Federal Newscast, today is the last day of fiscal 2020 and the Senate is expected to move the continuing resolution forward to the President’s desk.

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